Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 139 142
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3 +55
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 114 87 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.12% 1.57% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.72% 7.43% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73 31 24
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +25.83% -15.17%
10th Percentile £33,650 £30,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £50,875
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,307 1,171 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 24.25% 21.16% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 847 650 604
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,725
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,875 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +28 58 £55,000 +44.74% 15
Glasgow +3 55 £48,750 - 5
Stirling - 1 £42,500 -
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 84 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (71.05%) Java
3 77 (67.54%) Test Automation
4 63 (55.26%) SQL
5 61 (53.51%) Selenium
6 50 (43.86%) TDD
7 46 (40.35%) JavaScript
8 44 (38.60%) C#
8 44 (38.60%) BDD
8 44 (38.60%) Jenkins
9 39 (34.21%) Finance
10 37 (32.46%) SQL Server
10 37 (32.46%) Git (software)
11 34 (29.82%) Gherkin
12 32 (28.07%) Python
12 32 (28.07%) SpecFlow
13 30 (26.32%) Scrum
14 29 (25.44%) .NET
15 26 (22.81%) Degree
16 25 (21.93%) HTML
16 25 (21.93%) Test Scripting
16 25 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (21.05%) TeamCity
17 24 (21.05%) QA
18 23 (20.18%) JIRA
18 23 (20.18%) Software Testing
19 22 (19.30%) HTML5
19 22 (19.30%) MongoDB
19 22 (19.30%) NoSQL
20 21 (18.42%) JSON

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 17 (14.91%) Confluence
3 13 (11.40%) IIS
4 7 (6.14%) JBoss
5 6 (5.26%) Jetty
5 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.89%) Slack
3 1 (0.88%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (0.88%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) AMQP
2 1 (0.88%) DSL
2 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (32.46%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.30%) MongoDB
2 22 (19.30%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.77%) DB2
4 9 (7.89%) MySQL
4 9 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.89%) SQLite
5 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.14%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.39%) Couchbase
7 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.51%) Redis
9 3 (2.63%) Riak
10 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 61 (53.51%) Selenium
2 44 (38.60%) Jenkins
3 37 (32.46%) Git (software)
4 32 (28.07%) SpecFlow
5 24 (21.05%) TeamCity
6 23 (20.18%) JIRA
7 19 (16.67%) JUnit
8 16 (14.04%) FitNesse
9 14 (12.28%) Appium
10 13 (11.40%) NUnit
11 11 (9.65%) JBehave
12 10 (8.77%) JMeter
13 9 (7.89%) Bitbucket
13 9 (7.89%) git-flow
14 8 (7.02%) Grunt
14 8 (7.02%) Hudson
14 8 (7.02%) Jasmine
14 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
14 8 (7.02%) webpack
15 7 (6.14%) Subversion
General
1 39 (34.21%) Finance
2 17 (14.91%) Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (49.12%) Developer
2 33 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 28 (24.56%) .NET Developer
3 28 (24.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 28 (24.56%) C# Developer
4 27 (23.68%) Java Engineer
5 25 (21.93%) Test Engineer
6 23 (20.18%) Tester
7 20 (17.54%) Software Engineer
8 19 (16.67%) Automation Tester
8 19 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
9 17 (14.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 17 (14.91%) Java Software Developer
10 16 (14.04%) Software Test Engineer
11 15 (13.16%) Development Engineer
11 15 (13.16%) Test Development Engineer
12 14 (12.28%) Software Development Engineer
13 13 (11.40%) Analyst
13 13 (11.40%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (11.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.82%) Gherkin
2 29 (25.44%) .NET
3 25 (21.93%) HTML
4 22 (19.30%) HTML5
5 21 (18.42%) JSON
5 21 (18.42%) Web Services
5 21 (18.42%) XML
6 19 (16.67%) CSS
7 17 (14.91%) AngularJS
7 17 (14.91%) REST
7 17 (14.91%) RESTful
7 17 (14.91%) Spring
8 14 (12.28%) jQuery
8 14 (12.28%) LINQ
8 14 (12.28%) React
8 14 (12.28%) WCF
9 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (10.53%) Hibernate
11 10 (8.77%) Node.js
12 9 (7.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.77%) User Experience
3 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.75%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.75%) Fintech
6 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Linux
3 7 (6.14%) Unix
4 6 (5.26%) Android
4 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (67.54%) Test Automation
3 50 (43.86%) TDD
4 44 (38.60%) BDD
5 30 (26.32%) Scrum
6 25 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (21.93%) Test Scripting
7 23 (20.18%) Software Testing
8 19 (16.67%) OO
8 19 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 18 (15.79%) OOP
9 18 (15.79%) SDET
10 17 (14.91%) Scenario Testing
11 15 (13.16%) Functional Testing
11 15 (13.16%) Multithreading
11 15 (13.16%) User Stories
12 14 (12.28%) Agile Testing
12 14 (12.28%) API Testing
12 14 (12.28%) Kanban
13 13 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (71.05%) Java
2 63 (55.26%) SQL
3 46 (40.35%) JavaScript
4 44 (38.60%) C#
5 32 (28.07%) Python
6 13 (11.40%) Java 8
6 13 (11.40%) PowerShell
6 13 (11.40%) Ruby
7 9 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.89%) ES6
8 1 (0.88%) Groovy
8 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (22.81%) Degree
2 19 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.39%) ISEB
4 3 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (11.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.39%) Puppet
3 4 (3.51%) Ansible
4 3 (2.63%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 13 (11.40%) Atlassian
2 11 (9.65%) Sybase
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle
4 4 (3.51%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.63%) IBM
5 3 (2.63%) Informatica
6 2 (1.75%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.88%) VMware